On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1980

Historical Events

  • Dietmar Mogenburg of West Germany ties high jump record at 7'8"
  • Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st NLer to record 6, 1-hitters
  • Soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6
1980 Highlights

About May 26, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini